One of the features this past weekend in Art Daily announced the collaboration of Buckingham Companies and the Indianapolis Museum of Art in creating for The Alexander, a new hotel in downtown Indianapolis. I researched one of the participating artists, and was happy to find the work of Alyson Shotz.
Alyson performs beautiful manipulation of light and reflection in her installations. She is based in Brooklyn, New York, and her works are in the collections of several prestigious museums, including the Guggenheim, the Hirshhorn, and MoMA.
“I don’t think of myself as a site-specific artist,” says Shotz. “I think about my work being able to be molded into the space that’s offered to me. I like the idea of something morphable or modular.” When presented with the triple-height, sun-drenched space, she says, “I wondered what it might look like to see light stopped in time.” – from ArtInfo.com
Mirror Fence is one of her earlier works, from 2003, but one of my favorites. I would love to see this piece interacting with my yard – reflecting growing blooms, birds, snow falling, and whatever else passes through.
See more photos of Shotz’ installations on the Derek Eller Gallery site: derekeller.com